The Behavioral Student Mentor will assist with specialized instruction and related services for children with emotional disorders, autism, developmental delays in one or more areas, intense behavioral challenges, multiple learning problems, and other related disorders. The Behavioral Student Mentor will assist their assigned student throughout the school day by making the curriculum and daily activities accessible for the student.
Major Duties and Responsibilities Support a Student with Special Needs throughout the School Day
1. Assisting the student to participate in lessons, daily activities, and assessments.
2. Facilitate independent work with materials
3. Give lessons under the direction of the lead teacher
4. Implement prescribed behavioral strategies and positive behavior support in all settings.
5. Accompany and assist student during related service sessions (speech therapy, occupational therapy, etc).
Collaborate with Teaching Team and Special Education Team
1. Collaborate with the Lead Teacher in the planning and management of lessons and work that the student will be doing independently and with support.
2. Provide regular communication about students’ development to the lead teacher.
Assist in Data Collection and Record Keeping
1. Participate in all training related to data collection and assessment.
2. Gather written observations and input them in Transparent Classroom and Teaching Strategies GOLD as requested by lead teacher. 3. Discuss observations with lead teacher and other teaching staff. Requirements
● Possess a minimum of a High School diploma.
● Be physically prepared to effectively manage and restrain aggressive students.
● At least 2 years classroom experience, preferably in a public or urban setting.
● Willingness to taking Behavior Technician and CPI training over the summer.